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Protection from Radiation

One serious result of the tsunami that hit Japan in March 2011 was the damage to several nuclear reactors. Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave a list of advice for those concerned about the effects of radiation. From Mandala July-September 2011. One ...

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Practices to Control Earthquakes and the Four Elements

Lama Zopa Rinpoche translated and dictated a collection of practices to control earthquakes and the four elements just after a massive earthquake hit Japan on March 10, 2011, triggering a devastating tsunami killing 14,704 (with 10,969 still missing) and severely ...

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Leading with the Mind of a Servant

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the attitudes that make one an effective leader, particularly within FPMT. From Mandala July-September 2011.

Don’t Stop! Go Now!

Tim Burress, an FPMT student and resident of Hokkaido, Japan, answers this very difficult question: How can I take extreme tragedy on as part of the path and keep composure even if the unthinkable (new tragedies, natural disasters, wars, food ...

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Australia to Nepal and Beyond

Australia to Nepal and Beyond

Kopan Monastery, Nepal — June 11, 2011 From Ven. Roger: Friday June 3, Bendigo, Australia: After discussion between Rinpoche, Khadro-la and myself, we decided that Khadro-la will leave tomorrow for Nepal. After long and thorough discussions, it was decided that ...

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Long Life Puja – photos

Long Life Puja – photos

Photos taken during the long life puja offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal; June 10 2011 The main lamas attending the puja are Dhakpa Rinpoche, Dagri Rinpoche, Serkong Dorje Chang, Khen Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup, Khadro la and ...

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June 10 2011

Dear Friends, Rinpoche is now in Kopan , arrived 2 days ago. Today there is a special long life puja for Rinpoche. Then over the next 2 weeks a number of pujas. Rinpoche’s walking is improving but still the right ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, 1975 (Video Recording)

One of the earliest video recordings of Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching was taken at Royal Holloway College in London, England in 1975. Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s depth of understanding and burgeoning teaching style are clearly evident in this subtitled video – ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche recovering in Australia with Khadro la, Osel and Gomo Rinpoche    
Guru Devotion

Guru Devotion

By Ven. Chönyi Taylor It was a very subdued atmosphere in retreat at Atisha Centre. Suddenly our various expectations of being rescued from our unwanted situations have gone. Our guru, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche is in the hospital, his right ...

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Confidence to Change the World

Lorne Ladner discusses confidence and self-esteem with Lama Zopa Rinpoche. From Mandala January-March 2010.

The Joy of Effort

Ven. Gyalten Mindrol’s debut as a columnist for “News from a Buddhist Perspective” featured the accomplishments of Kevin Laue, a high school basketball star with only one hand. Mindrol sees Laue as a symbol of joyful effort: the ability to ...

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